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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: An audience with John Waters, the Pope of Trash
by Maggie Bloodstone - SGN Contributing Writer

JOHN WATERS
JUNE 3, 7:30 PM
BENAROYA HALL


It wasn't just the incredible rush of being part of an entire theater of people retching simultaneously over the sight of Divine munching poodle doodle in Pink Flamingos at the Harvard Exit in 1980. If that's all it was, then I certainly would never
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Harvey Milk honored with bust at SF City Hall
by Michael Petrelis - Special to the SGN

May 22 was Harvey Milk's 78th birthday, and the slain Gay rights leader and politician was honored at San Francisco City Hall with the unveiling of his bust in the rotunda on the second floor, right outside the Board of Supervisors' chambers. One man was behind the creation of the bust and
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Millions celebrate Gay Pride in Sao Paulo
Millions of people waving rainbow flags and wearing lavish Carnival costumes paraded in South America's biggest city Sunday, May 25, to celebrate Gay Pride and demand an end to homophobia and sexism.

To the beat of music blasting from more than 20 sound trucks, Gay men, Lesbians and cross-dressers danced and cheered along the s
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Martin of Martin's Off Madison
by John Griffin - SGN Contributing Writer

Martin's Off Madison is a comfortable, welcoming place for people to find food drink and music. The owner, Martin Palmer, is exactly the kind of guy you would expect to be in charge of such a place. As warm and friendly as the atmosphere he has created, I was as immediately at ease with
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Gay History: The Spinning Wheel, part 2
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

The Spinning Wheel, like the Garden of Allah, was a speakeasy in the 1920s, but both slid into honky-tonk taverns during the Depression in the 1930s - floorshows featuring female impersonators helped bring in customers and provided a place for early out Gays. In the 1940s and 1950s it
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Gambian president plans to decapitate Gays
The president of the West African nation of Gambia has promised to "cut off the head" of any homosexual the government catches, according to the local newspaper The Point and Afrik.com.

Speaking May 15 in Talinding Kunjang, near the nation's capital of Ba
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Northwest News
Northwest News
COUNTRY DOCTOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC OFFERS HEALTH CARE NIGHT FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY
Spectrum Natural Health at County Doctor Community Health Clinic, 500 19th Ave. E. offers primary and naturopathic care for the LGBTQ community every Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Providers have been serving the LGBTQ community for many years. Cost is sliding scale - no one t
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National News
National News
PORTLAND, OREGON ELECTS GAY MAYOR
Portland, OR, became the largest U.S. city ever to elect an openly Gay mayor on May 20.

City Commissioner Sam Adams, 44, promised to make the city "cleaner, greener, more sustainable, smarter, more equal, better educated."

Adams got 58.6 percent of the vote in a contest that had 13 candidates. He needed 50 p
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I'm having Nunn of it
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

When former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA) endorsed Barack Obama in April and announced he would serve as a national security advisor, pundits naturally began speculating on his vice presidential prospects. The argument in favor of Nunn is that he is a former Chairman of the Armed Services Commi
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California to begin issuing marriage licenses June 17
SGN Staff Writers

DATE CERTAIN FOR LICENSES
The California Office of Vital Records issued an e-mail to county clerks on May 21 explaining that the state supreme court has until June 16 to decide whether to put a stay on its May 14 ruling, which legalized same-sex marriage. New marriage license forms bearing the g
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Local groups host event for HIV vaccine awareness
by Tim Peter - SGN Staff Writer

May 20th marked the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the HIV virus that causes AIDS. On May 20, 1983, in a paper published in the US journal Science, a team from France's Pasteur Institute, led by Luc Montagnier, described a suspect virus found in a person who had died of AIDS.

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